2019

Why Aren't Your Invisalign Braces Tracking Correctly?

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Invisalign braces move your teeth in stages. This involves wearing different sets of braces at specific stages during your treatment. Each set is there to do a specific job; when that is done, you switch to the next set. Your dentist will generally use a software program to set up your treatment plan. This software shows what needs to happen to make your teeth move into their correct positions and helps set up a plan that manages how many sets of braces you wear and for how long.…

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3 Surefire Strategies to Improve Patient Experience in Your Dental Clinic

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Succeeding in your dental practice requires more than excellent dentistry skills. You handle multiple tasks from managing your team and working with insurance companies to providing patients with the best possible service. Although patients look first at your dental skills, it matters a great deal to present your private practice professionally. For example, maintaining a quiet and serene ambience at the waiting room might dampen the anxiety of patients awaiting dental procedures.…

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Two situations in which clear braces are a better choice than stainless steel ones

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If you’re in need of orthodontics and are undecided as to which of type of braces you should go for (i.e. clear Invisalign braces or ones made from stainless steel), here are some examples of situations in which Invisalign might be a more appropriate choice. You are worried about post-treatment discolouration Orthodontic patients can sometimes experience post-treatment discolouration, as a result of plaque getting stuck in the areas where their teeth and braces meet, leading to the gradual destruction of their enamel, which then leaves the dentin substrate (a layer of the tooth that is yellowish in colour) exposed.…

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What Are Immediate Load Dental Implants?

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Regular dental implants take time. Typically, your dentist inserts a metal post and leaves it there to implant into the bone for a period of months. When this process is complete, they add the tooth to finish the implant off. This isn’t always a great solution on a visible tooth. While your dentist can give you a temporary denture to cover the gap, this may not be the most comfortable or cosmetically pleasing solution.…

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Invisalign: A Convenient Alternative to Braces

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Invisalign is a more convenient alternative to unsightly metal braces that is becoming increasingly popular across the globe. This treatment consists of clear plastic aligners that are practically invisible to the naked eye. This means people can wear them with confidence without braces affecting their appearance. Another advantage of Invisalign aligners is that they can be taken off to eat or drink, unlike metal braces, which are fixed onto the teeth using brackets.…

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